Galaxy ESO 570-19 and Variable Star UW Crateris

Part of the Deep 3 Deep Public Survey field, showing the brightest galaxy in the field ESO 570-19 (upper left) and the brightest star UW Crateris. This red giant (upper right) is a variable star that is about 8 times fainter than what the unaided eye can see. An 'S'-shaped ensemble of galaxies is also visible in the lower part of the picture. Imagine: all these island universes are about the same size as our Milky Way and contain billion of stars!

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About the Image

Id:eso0614b
Type:Observation
Release date:14 April 2006
Related releases:eso0614
Size:3838 x 2768 px

About the Object

Name:ESO 570-19, UW Crateris
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Type : Variable
• Local Universe : Galaxy
• X - Galaxies
• X - Stars
Constellation:Crater

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Coordinates

Position (RA):11 19 49.24
Position (Dec):-21° 29' 3.91"
Field of view:15.23 x 10.98 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.6° right of vertical
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BandTelescope
Optical MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
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New Technology Telescope
SofI

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